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American thinking: Words with will.i.am

Thursday, September 1, 2016

"I'm an ideas person," says will.i.am, whose product development company straddles the globe. Vikas Shah finds out what drives him

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American thinking: The art of pre-suasion

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Robert Cialdini is one of the world's foremost experts on the science of persuasion, and his seminal work, Influence: The Science of Persuasion, has sold more than three million copies. His latest book, Pre-Suasion, deals with the vital moments before a message is delivered. Here, he explains how effective a simple, pre-suasive manoeuvre can be

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American thinking: A Millennial problem

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Simon Slnek was born in England but has spent most of his working life in the US. He is an expert on leadership and management, and his 2009 talk, ‘How Great Leaders Inspire Action', is the third most-viewed TED talk of all time. He has recently turned his attention to extensive research into the Millennial generation

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American thinking: Be more Zuckerberg

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Jenny Blake worked in the career development team at Google before leaving to develop her own career as a consultant and speaker based in New York. Here she explains how we can apply the agile Silicon Valley mindset to our own lives and 'pivot' our way to greater fulfilment

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People

business life meets... Radha Agora

Amanda Morison meets Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, who has set the company on a path for growth that will double the number of its properties.

Should I take my dream job even if it isn't permanent?

Dragons' Den's Deborah Meaden answers your business questions. This month, how to handle a best friend in the workplace

Pet Theories: Louise Bradley

Interior designer Louise Bradley on her three wire-haired Dachshunds, Marni, Bebe and Ellie.

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Tech & Gadgets

The Airbus A350 XWB: A wing of beauty

British engineering excellence is helping the new Airbus A350 XWB take off, says Paul Sillers

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Creative exercise: purging your diary

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Creativity expert Chris Barez-Brown is here to help you get your inspirational juices flowing while you're on board. This month: purge your diary...

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